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A rare Tracy Island shop window display from the promotion of Gerry Anderson's sci-fi television series Thunderbirds. Created by Elf Toys, Tracy Island sets were issued to toy shops during the late 1960s to display the JR21 vehicle toy line.
The lot consists of a Thunderbird 1 launch retracting swimming pool, complete with a rare separate diving board; a Thunderbird 2 hangar with moveable palm trees; a Thunderbird 3 apartment launch station; a Tracy Island home adhered to a grey-painted mountainside; and a rectangular plywood base. The majority of the components are made of wood and plastic. Also included is a vintage Lady Penelope postcard. The set exhibits signs of age and wear to the paint finish. Dimensions (base): 61 cm x 45.5 cm x 0.5 cm (24" x 18" x¼")
Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 M
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.